June 8, 2017
25 volunteers joined United by Blue and REI East Hanover on June 8th, for a cleanup at Speedwell Lake and Speedwell Park. A serene green area for relaxation and play, the park's close proximity to suburban development and busy roads brings some litter and trash into the area.Volunteers spread out along the lake's edge and surrounding woods to cleanup floating debris, and dumped trash. They were able to remove 324.2 lbs of trash including plenty of strange items such as old construction debris, furniture parts and a stuffed animal squirrel! This was the5th cleanup, out of 11, on the United by Blue and REI Cleanups Crew Road Trip! A special thank you to all of our partners: REI , Clif Bar , 1-800-GOT-JUNK?